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Chris Skinner
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Chris Skinner is known as the most influential person in technology in the UK. He is an independent commentator on the financial markets and fintech, through his blog and author of the bestselling books Digital Bank, ValueWeb and Digital Human.

He is Chair of the European networking forum The Financial Services Club and Nordic Finance Innovation, as well as being a Non-Executive Director of the Fintech consultancy firm 11:FS and on the advisory boards of various firms including Moven and Meniga. He has been voted Game Changer of the Year 2018 by Finance Monthly, FinTech Author of the Year 2018 by Acquisition International, Most Influential CEO of the Year 2018 – UK by CV Magazine, Most Dynamic in Finance Advisory Services 2018 – France by Global Business Insight, Best CEO of the Year 2019 - UK by Lawyer International, Best Financial Markets Adviser of the Year 2019 – UK by M&A Today, Corporate America Today and Global 100, Most Influential Fintech Advisor 2019 - UK by CV Magazine, Best Fintech Keynote Speaker 2019 – by Global Business Insight, Ones To Watch in Financial Services 2019 UK – by Global Business Insight, UK – Financial Markets Advisor of the Year 2019 by ACQ5 Global Awards, Best Digital Finance Provider of the Year – UK by Global 100, Financial Markets Advisor of the Year UK - The Global Venture Annual Awards 2019, Best FinTech Author 2019 – AI International Finance Awards 2019, Best FinTech Author 2019 – AI International Finance Awards 2019 and has been an advisor to the White House, the World Bank and the World Economic Forum.

Agenda Sessions

  • Opening Remarks From The Chair

  • Next Generation Payments - How Will New Players & Changing Customer Expectations Transform The Landscape?

  • Fintech Fireside Chat

  • Power Panel: eCommerce & mPayments Have Created a Huge Payments Ecosystem: Is It Time To Look At New Business Models?

  • Fireside Chat: PSD2 & Strong Customer Authentication – What Is The Timeline? What Are The Challenges Ahead?

  • Power Panel: Payments Security In The Instant Digital Age – How New Technologies Can Help To Fight The Threats Around Identity & Data

  • Power Panel: The Future Of Real Time Payments; Cross Border Payments & Real Time Cross Border Payments…

  • Closed Door Bare Knuckle Boardroom


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